Learn more about the features in past Tableau releases. Many of the features below were inspired by our very own Tableau Community. If you have an idea for a new feature, we'd love to hear it! Please post your thoughts to the Tableau Ideas Forum.
Tableau 2020.3 brings powerful functionality to help scale your analytics, making trusted data more accessible to everyone. Highlights include write to external databases in Tableau Prep, grant license on sign in, and deeper integration with SAP.
Tableau 2020.2 brings significant enhancements to help organizations through their analytics journey. Highlights include Metrics, set control, and enhancements to Tableau's data model with relationships to help you elevate your relationship with data.
Tableau 2020.1 includes exciting ways to add powerful interactivity to your data, bringing to life some of the most-requested features from the Tableau Community. Enjoy dynamic parameters, buffer calculations, and viz animations to tell even more powerful, moving stories behind your data.
2019.4 brings functionality to make it easier for customers to find, connect to, and analyze their data. Highlight features this release include significant table improvements, view recommendations for Tableau Server and Online, and Webhooks support to help further integrate and extend the Tableau platform.
2019.3 brings new capabilities to help you and your organization do more with your data. Understand the “why” behind outliers with Explain Data, build trust in your data with Tableau Catalog, and operate at even greater scale with our new Tableau Server Management Add-on offering. Also enjoy enhancements such as encryption at rest, the ability to embed Ask Data, and the ability to connect to published data sources in Prep Builder.
2019.2 includes exciting new ways to interact with your data and new dashboarding capabilities that come together to make a big difference for a more precise, streamlined authoring experience. Enjoy parameter actions, vector maps, and a new way to browse your content on Tableau Server and Online.
2019.1 includes the launch of Ask Data, an entirely new way to interact with your data in Tableau, as well as Tableau Prep Conductor, a new add-on to Tableau Online and Server that enables data preparation at scale by automating processes and flows. Also enjoy data-driven alert views, dashboard zone names, and URL action improvements.
2018.3 includes heatmaps, set actions, new dashboarding capabilities such as dashboard buttons and transparent backgrounds, and multiple table storage for extracts.
2018.2 includes exciting dashboard formatting improvements, such as dashboard grids and automatic mobile layouts, as well as the launch of Tableau Services Manager (TSM).
2018.1 includes the launch of our powerful new data preparation product, Tableau Prep, as well as other exciting features including step and jump lines, Dashboard Starters for Tableau Online, and the ability to connect to data directly from the browser for a better web authoring experience.
10.5 includes the launch of Hyper, Tableau's in-memory data engine technology, as well as Tableau Server on Linux, viz in tooltip, and nested projects for Tableau Server and Online.
10.4 focuses on data discovery with data source certifications and recommendations, as well as collaborative analytics with the introduction of discussions and viz snapshots. In 10.4, Tableau Desktop users who have upgraded can publish workbooks to older instances of Tableau Server (10.2 or higher), making it easier to deploy Tableau at scale.
10.3 helps you better scale and manage analytics across the business, including data-driven alerts, smart table and join recommendations, and the introduction of Tableau Bridge.
10.2 helps you tackle complex geospatial analysis with Shapefile support and Python integration, as well as improvements to help prepare your data for analysis.
10.1 includes support for JSON and the ability to connect directly to Marketo data, as well as API improvements to help further extend the power of Tableau.
10.0 brings an entirely new look and feel to Tableau, with beautiful fonts and colors to make your dashboards shine. Also enjoy powerful analytics features including cross-database joins, drag-and-drop clustering, custom territories, and the new highlighter functionality.
9.3 helps you analyze data and share findings faster with a new, delightful flow for publishing your data sources, workbook revision history, Union, and our Snowflake Data Connector.
9.2 brings Tableau to your fingertips with native iPhone support. Dive deeper into your geographical analysis with new mapping data and formatting options, and enjoy data preparation enhancements such as sub-table detection and data grid editing.
9.1 includes new enterprise capabilities like Mutual SSL, Active Directory Sync, and expanded SAP support. It also brings a new version of our Tableau Mobile App, with experience enhancements, increased responsiveness, and offline snapshots.
9.0 brings a new start experience in Tableau Desktop, as well as powerful features to keep your analysis in the flow, such as LOD expressions and a new calculation editor. Also enjoy performance improvements for significant increases in speed across your workbooks.